Rachel Howlett

Rachel Howlett

New Haven, CT, US


1:1 Birdbath

AS AN INTRODUCTION to basic building materials used in the construction of architecture and how such materials affect the design, the challenge was to produce a bird bath that explores a specific material and expresses the construction techniques of that particular material.

In an effort to celebrate concrete as a material, a simple modular design explores the interaction of positive and negative form. Due to the materiality of the concrete, the design is broken into 4 interchangeable units separated by a 1” reveal that can be rearranged according to desire of scale.  

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Status: Built
Location: Stillwater, OK, US
My Role: Designer/Fabricator
Additional Credits: Alexander Heffesse, Bryan Wells